Zamia (Zamia furfuracea) is a popular indoor cycad that is native to Mexico.
Zamia plants prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light levels. Avoid direct sun exposure as it may scorch the leaves.
Zamia plants need an estimated lux of 1000-3000 to grow well.
Zamia plants prefer temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C) and can tolerate temperatures as low as 50°F (10°C). Avoid placing the plant near air conditioning or heating vents as fluctuations in temperature can damage the plant
Zamias prefer well-draining, rich soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. A mixture of potting soil, sand, and perlite works well.
Trim yellow or brown leaves as they appear. Pruning is generally not necessary, but you can remove any damaged or diseased fronds to maintain a healthy appearance
Fertilize Zamias every 2-3 months with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season (spring to fall). Reduce fertilizing during the winter months.